Global PR Earns a Global Black Eye

The New York Times recently devoted a lengthy article to the rise and fall of a London-based public relations agency that for all intents sold its soul. Wait a minute! Isn’t that what PR does every day, sell its soul? Certainly, that’s been the reputation of public relations — it will serve any client or […]

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Is Food Safety Regulation Necessary?

The Food Safety Modernization Act, enacted in 2011 but just now being implemented, would seem at first glance to be the type of federal action that many say hurts the economy and stifles economic growth. We’ve all heard the complaint (it’s a staple of the Presidential campaign): there’s too much regulation, and business must be freed […]

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The Right to (Lobby) Petition

Abraham Lincoln in the White House spent many an hour listening to ordinary citizens who had made their way to Washington in hopes of finding a job, or complaining about some kind of bureacratic nightmare.  If you wonder why the images of Lincoln during those years show him as haggard and weary, this right of […]

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